Elmo Winterhalter lived in Boone County for over nine decades.
Vernell Chapman and Nancy DeClue received Job Point's Award of Excellence awards this year for showing exemplary employment and overcoming personal obstacles.
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The large mural is located on North College Avenue near Columbia's Business Loop and wraps around the building.
The Mizzou freshman hopes to give back to those serving the community.
April marks Parkinson's Awareness Month and one Columbia man with the disease is hoping to make a difference for current and future patients.
Two Columbia women are hiding bright yellow bags of goodies around town in hopes of making people smile.
A Jefferson City family received help from a Columbia family who faced a similar loss.
Dr. Raul Castillo said he thought he was going to die from COVID-19, but his ICU nurse kept him positive.
The teenagers are two out of 250 girls across the country earning the rank of Eagle Scout for the first time ever.
The students volunteer for the non-profit Retrieving Freedom that trains service dogs for veterans and children with autism.
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One Columbia family goes above and beyond to spread cheer with their holiday display and Grinch photo ops.
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CPD, CFD, members of the Patriot Guard, and Mizzou's ROTC were among those who drove by to honor the veteran on his milestone birthday.
Born and raised in Glasgow, Missouri, John Wesley Donaldson grew up to become a left handed legend.
Bob Cole doesn't remember going into cardiac arrest near the Highway WW and Rolling Hills on Columbia's southeast side.
Keith Doubman is sharing his walk on social media, on both his Instagram and TikTok accounts.
Bill Morgan teaches English at Hickman, and his students recognize his perseverance.
Some local therapists have gone chalking all over town to spread joy during the pandemic.
Little Box of Sunshine was started in 2016 as a project to bring joy to children in hospitals who are suffering.
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A local nurse said her job puts her at risk of catching COVID-19, and a St. Charles couple wanted to step in to help her.
KOMU 8 got exclusive video of the Progressive Care Unit that now treats COVID-19 patients.
Scott Denson normally plays his accordion at local churches, nursing homes and downtown, but not anymore.
Job Point gives out two Award of Excellence winners every year. Emily sat down to talk to both of them.
Love Coffee is located at 15 Business Loop 70 East in Columbia.
Thanks to Services for Independent Living, residents don't have to worry about being trapped at home after a snow storm.
Izzo works for the Columbia Fire Department, but travels across the state solving crimes.
Flashing lights during the stop weren't the only things shining.
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The Columbia family has been putting out the inflatables for about the past eight years.